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First Samuel

First Samuel chronicles the beginning of Israel’s monarchy, following the lives of the prophet Samuel, King Saul, and King David.

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When the Fun Stops for Parents

While parents continue to love their children no matter what, they cannot escape those occasions when wills clash, rebellion reaches an impasse, and things get downright impossible. The result? Harsh words and ugly reactions as parents stand their ground and sons and daughters react in stubborn defiance, refusing to back down. This is one of those times when the fun stops for parents.

Music that Soothes

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1 Samuel 16:14-23

Music is medicinal. It calms, soothes, and lifts our weariness. It also delights and entertains, and helps us to forget our problems. Like the English poet William Congreve said—music has charms to sooth the savage breast, to soften rocks, to bend a knotted oak.

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